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    Trump Orders Meat Producers Not to Close

    After more than a dozen high-profile plant closures due to outbreaks of coronavirus — and mounting concerns about food shortages — President Trump issued an executive order that meat producers must keep working. This week, U.S. pork production was reduced by about 20 percent, and beef production by 10 percent. The Labor Department said it would help defend plant owners from legal action over workers being put at risk during the course of business, though it isn't planning to legally compel employees to show up to work.

    Read OZY's dossier on how the virus is shaking food supply chains.

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